There are 8 ways to get from Romania to France by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Cluj-Napoca to Lyon  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Lyon (LYS) CLJ - LYS

$58 - $225

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Fly Cluj-Napoca to Beauvais, train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Beauvais (BVA) CLJ - BVA
  2. Take the train from Beauvais Gare SNCF to Paris Nord

$91 - $266

Fly Bucharest Otopeni to Nice  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Nice (NCE) OTP - NCE

$90 - $246

Train  •  33 h

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...

$343 - $523

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  34 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Gare de Lyon

Bus FlixBus  •  39 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Paris, Paris 1923

$133 - $233

Train, bus  •  43 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ploiesti Sud Ir / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ploieşti to Paris

Drive  •  22 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Paris 1449.1 miles

$310 - $450

Questions & Answers

The distance between Romania and France is 1747 km. The road distance is 2318.6 km.

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The best way to get from Romania to France without a car is to train which takes 33 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Romania to France, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Romania to France is to fly which takes 3 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 33 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 34 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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France is 1 h behind Romania. It is currently 9:30 AM in Romania and 8:30 AM in France.

Yes, the driving distance between Romania to France is 2319 km. It takes approximately 22 h 38 min to drive from Romania to France.

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Wizz Air and Lufthansa offer flights from Cluj-Napoca Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in France. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Romania to Cluj-Napoca Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Romania to France.
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  • Distance: 1091.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Romania and France?

Wizz Air and Lufthansa fly from Cluj-Napoca to Lyon twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Paris via Gara de Nord, Bucuresti Nord Gara A, Wien Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Paris Est, and Gare de l'Est in around 33 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Beauvais Gare SNCF to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ploiesti Sud
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
32 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
37 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Ploieşti to Paris
Ave. Duration
40 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro

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